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CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 7:45pm EDT
dealt with the commerce clause issue yes, five of them including john roberts said it exceeds the bet exceeds the power because it is so unusual. in other words they didn't cast down a month to meet the among the president's. they gave congress the power under the understanding of the commerce clause so there is a sense in which it me be one of to the of the calls could be more important but we just don't know. we will have to see. so, my time is up and i am really sorry that i had to do my signing before because i had to catch a plane so i won't see you at the signing table but thank you very much for coming. [applause] said that even a part of the 2011 national book festival here in washington, d.c.. to find out more, visit loc.gov/bookfest. jeffrey to the reports on the relationship which in the obama administration and the u.s. supreme court. the author exam of the recent addition of the four justices in the past five years and how it has affected the court's decisions on the numerous cases including its recent ruling on health care. it's about an hour. [applause] thank you. hello
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the legislation. the bill passed out of our subcommittee and the full energy and commerce committee on voice votes with strong, strong bipartisan support. i believe, mr. speaker, it has a high likelihood of being accepted to the senate and to the president. we will certainly give them that opportunity. i urge my colleagues to support this bill so we can finally see this significant improvement signed into law. i want to thank mr. murphy and all of the others who worked to expedite this legislation and get it to the floor today, and i'm going to ask my colleagues to join with us in passing this bill. with that said, mr. speaker, i will reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. murphy: mr. speaker, i have no more speakers on this bill, and i'm prepared to close if the gentleman from north carolina is prepared to close as well. mr. butterfield: i have no more speakers and i am too prepared to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from pennsylvania reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from north carolina is
CSPAN
Sep 19, 2012 8:00pm EDT
of commerce along with heads of other departments and agencies to produce a report on enhancing the competitiveness of the united states and attracting foreign direct investment and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the the gentlewoman from california, mrs. bono mack, and the gentleman from georgia, mr. barrow, each will control 20 minutes. mrs. bono: -- mrs. bono mack: i ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. bono mack: i rise today in strong support of h.r. 5910, the global investment in american jobs act of 2012. this legislation directs the department of commerce, in coordination with the heads of other relative federal departments, to produce an interagency report on enhancing the competitiveness of the united states in enhancing foreign direct investments. this is a common sense, bipartisan approach to creating new jobs in america. i'd like to thank my colleagues, mr. told, mr. peters, m
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 1:20pm EDT
regulate commerce. i actually think the distinction probably maps on more closely to the direct-indirect tax framework that the commerce power. if there is one person who has embraced this distinction in the commerce clause opinion, it was the chief justice. to embrace that distinction but then to turn around and basically say as he did that a tax on not havingt insurance is no different from a tax on gasoline i think makes a very important jump. you've just said all those other cases were distinguishable because congress was regulating action. i know a lot of taxes on gas and all sorts of things. i am not that familiar with being taxed for not doing something. it is still a weakness in the taxing analysis that emerges as the majority opinion. >> we are going to take one last question from manny. go ahead, manny. >> thank you. plf recently filed a motion which is still pending about the impropriety of using the tax code because the bill in this case did not really originated in the house so it violates the origination clause. >> i have not studied that issue so i really do not w
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of this system to get health insurance to people. certainly part of interstate commerce. i think everyone had a very strong view that we were on very solid grounds, there was no question that the constitution was in our favorite, and that o ultimate the law would be indicated. i think the competence level, early when we are fighting in district court and appellate courts was enormously high. >> paul, it's like one of the stories you get to hear it from the other side. you were consulting with people during the act, i suppose, who were saying i wonder if there's any constitutional hook here. how did those discussions pick up momentum, when did you think we could win this thing? >> so let me start with two disclaimers. one is that i don't really know anything about health care policies. unlike the other people on the panel. and i think there's a misconception that if an appellate lawyer argues a case, he knows what he's talking about -- [laughter] or knows the junders lying policy -- underlining policy, i'm here to tell you that's not true. one of the reasons i love appellate law, it's a perfec
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 7:30pm EDT
, and some of these things such as the chamber of commerce boosters and some of it was about land planning. some of it was about race and poverty. but it was a conversation that americans were starting to have as they could see the signals that things were not going quite right for america. this was the 1970s. the energy crisis staring us in the face. and this is not just among the grassroots there were big businesspeople. i have quotes in the book saying you know this is commonsense. we need to plan our future. when reagan was elected, rip the solar panels out of the white house and more importantly, photoshop the future out of our future. it was not -- the future was not going to be shaped by government. it was going to be determined by the market. and that mindset you know has been reinforced in the echo chamber of our politics. so people are confused about that, but they also don't understand or understand is the wrong word. they also don't see the importance of working together collectively. you see when the show whole show is the country is going to hell but i'm going to be okay it t
NBC
Aug 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in the commerce department. economists warned that even though the spending is up, many consumers are still afraid to open their wallets because of high gas prices, the upcoming election, and a looming fiscal cliff. >>> 33 million people are expected to travel this holiday weekend, but it makes more sense to do it after the weekend if you can wait. after labor day travel has become not only pleasurable but affordable. it's a great time to get away. temperatures are still nice, crowds are smaller. here's the catch. plenty of great bargains. for example, hotels in london are 60% cheaper than they were during the olympics. here's another one. luxury hotels in hawaii are charging 40% less than they were just a week ago. >>> all right. we might have to go somewhere, jeff. it was just darn cold today. >> it was. a lot of spots had trouble even getting out of the 60s. it's all because of the fog and that strong westerly wind. we do have a 30 degree temperature jump in the seven-day forecast. hold on, folks. that fog shrouding in san francisco. that's where we're tracking three hour delays. we could see d
CNBC
Sep 5, 2012 1:00pm EDT
in at a third of the price with all of the access to their online e-commerce and m-commerce prices. >> we like amazon in mobilecom putting best. you mentioned apple. why not apple? it's the darling of the sect. >> sure. there's two concerns on apple. one is will r there any iphone 5s disappointments and people not happy with the innovations? most important thing is apple starting to get to a 20% level in the nasdaq 100. the etfs, mutual funds benched to that index and others starting to get to the point to look to rebalance as they did in 2010 if apple goes higher there could be substantial selloff. >> from etfs and mutual funds who are holders? thank you very much. sue, back to you. >> thank you. >>> well, the democratic convention has turned the pot light on charlotte, north carolina, this week. here's the economic drill down on the nation's 19th largest city. in just the past decade, nearly 7,000 firms have invested more than $12 billion in to the queen city thanks to its stronghold of finance, transportation and distribution. with a population of 772,000, metro charlotte currently has an u
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
affect the interstate commerce coming and for period of time, they even argued that this would cover all such land that could be the habitat for migratory birds. something that is commonly referred to as the goose test. what is interesting about the regulations that the epa enforced is that we know they cannot be enforced as written. the regulation as it is promulgated purport to reach what could affect the interstate commerce. we know in the united states versus lopez in 1995 the court decision since the commerce clause doesn't reach the mere potential on the commerce. there must be a substantial effect on the interstate commerce. the existing regulations don't require the substantial effect in fact they don't even require the actual effect. by their terms they only require a potential effect. they reach far beyond the scope of the federal commerce clause authority. the supreme court has twice been asked to consider the application of the regulations to the private land owners once in the case called swank. they did it merely to keep it in the constitutional bounds and in each case they
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and republican george allen, hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. i am a moderator of today's event. i want to cover the rules of today's event. it will last one hour and will begin with opening statements, and then the panelists and i will pose questions. those questions are determined by the panelists, by us. they have not been reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute, 30 seconds to respond, and there will be an additional one-minute rebuttal. i reserve the right to be able to follow up with some questions as i see fit as the moderator. we will end with a two-minute closing statement from each candidate. there is a clock in front of each candidate noting the time. we have the northern virginia no bureau chief -- the northern virginia wrote -- northern virginia bureau chief with us, and there is a man who joined "the washington post" after being with another organization. and a man that attended virginia commonwealth university is with us. let's begin by hearing the candidates and their opening statements. the order was determined by a coin toss earlier
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
work to make america's commerce, travel from place to place. i've spoken to small businesses and they say the u.s. postal service is their lifeline for their small business. they can actually make a profit by using the u.s. postal service. senior citizens who receive their social security checks sometimes in the mail, many times we know online, but are connected to the post office. they are connected to the letter carrier. they are connected to the local post office in their neighborhood. how do i know? because of the outpouring of concern for the closing of a post office on mesa road in the 18th congressional district, my congressional district. and so i'm interested in this congress not being known by the do-nothing congress, do-nothing republican congress. i want us to work together and be able to say that these items need to be put forward for the american people. what do we have to say now looking toward sequestration? we realize that you cannot cut discretionary funding. we realize that 50 million americans are suffering from food insecurity, and we have a $13 billion t
WHUT
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the hour-long debate, including iran, women's rights, and economic policy. >> the u.s. chamber of commerce said professor warns tax policies and her approach to them are the greatest threat to free enterprise. it is said it would cut 700,000 jobs, 17,000 in massachusetts. these are independent groups who have analyzed and pointed this out. i am going to protect the hard- working men and women, the job creators, the people getting up in the middle of the night and creating jobs. >> i think the point here is the chamber of commerce has not talked about my particular proposals. what i am talking about is how scott brown has already voted and also talking about what he said in his own voice last week that it wanted to make crystal clear. and that is that he would like taxes go up for 90% of families in order to protect tax breaks for the top 2%. >> in an appearance on the spanish-language network on thursday, president obama faced tough questions over his immigration policies. including his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first your of
CNN
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
the symbols of american streng streng strength, our economy and our commerce, be our military might and our democracy. and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today, people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection and prayer. all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together, as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon, more than 2,700 killed in lower manhattan. and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims' families remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation, entire nation joins you in mourning the loss of your loved one. we are honored by your presence. and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today, be we also recognize and r
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
.t.c. awed to be extended. -- ought to be extended: the u.s. chamber of commerce, national governors association, the governors wind energy coalition, american farm burea federation and many major national newspapers have all weighed in saying this is important to our country's future. members on both sides of the aisle, have i mentioned, have said the p.t.c. should be extended because they know and they've seen the positive effects of the p.t.c. on their communities and across the country. they also know that wind energy and renewable energy more generally is the future. it's the wave of the future. there's no question. all you have to do is look at the rest of the world. look at china, look at spain, look at denmark, look at developing countries. they're all investing in clean energy. it is not something they're doing to feel good. in sum extending the p.t.c. is a no-brainer. it's common sense. we need to do the job we were sent here to do. we ought to be extending the p.t.c. as soon as possible. it equals jobs. we ought to pass it as soon as possible. madam president, i'm going to
CSPAN
Sep 10, 2012 2:00am EDT
, it was for constitutional reasons. they did not realize that the commerce clause of the constitution was not very relevant. that is why this so difficult to get states to cooperate with the federal governnt. there was a gao study that found that come in fiscal year 2009, nine federal agencies spend $18 billion to administer 40 different training programs. almost all federal employment training programs, including those with broader missions, such as multi-purpose block grants, overlap with at least one other program and provided similar services to similar populations. so there is simply a lot of services provided and oftentimes not provided in a very coherent fashion, at least from my standpoint. i should make clear that there are a lot of people who have worked actively in the department of labour. i am not one of them. so i defer to the appeared to have a lot more information about the structure of these programs. from the standpoint of looking out, it does not seem like we have a very coherent program. the employment, security and -- program provide more extensive long-term employment training program
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
will instead create 7 million jobs. let me talk about obama care. the chamber of commerce surveyed 13 of its members and found that 3/4 of them said they are less likely to hire people because of "obamacare." i know we need health care reform but obama care is the wrong way to go about it. that will replace consumer choice with government choice and will cause health insurance premiums to skyrocket. it is already depressing job creation. i will repeal "obamacare" and replace it. with reforms that increased choice, slowed down the runaway growth of insurance costs, and opened the doors to more new jobs. [applause] if we do those five things,if we take advantage of our energy resources at home and we fix our schools and open more trade and we cut the deficit and we truly champion small business, our economy will come roaring back. we can do better than this lackluster economy. we can create 12 million jobs and rising take-home pay. my confidence comes from the entrepreneurs i met across the country. we're in a room full of them right here. in 1988, a person founded a spanish-language weekly, a
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 5:05am EDT
with other nations. i look to thomas jefferson's quotation for inspirion. peace, converse -- commerce, -- america should stop acting as the world's policeman. i do believe in a strong national defense, but the optimum board is defense, not offense. we do not have the mour money cy spent here at home. >> todd akin. >> it is important to have a foreign policy to start with. you have to have some basic principles, the guidelines. that needs to an acute -- includingraq, afghanist, a whole lot of other countries as well. the problem is we have not had that. what it seems like the vacillating policies we have almost punished our friends and helped o enemies. we decided to turn our backs on two of our allies, the czech republic and poland. we had plans to build missile defense. we gave that is a concession to russia. how much has russia helped us with iran? how much has russia helped us with the situation in afghanistan? giving special attention to chavez and turning our back on netanyahu when he wanted to meet with the president, the sending of mixed signals is very destructive to foreign p
FOX Business
Sep 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
. it is well-known the amount of trade and commerce that goes through there. so just take a look what goes through there. liquified natural gas, huge product that comes out of the country of qatar. oil products imports, exports. not only impacts the united states but very much asian countries. japan gets 3/4 of all her fuel and resources from this region. china 50% of all her resources. so our job here is just make sure that stays open. we do have resources to do that. we go through the strait of hormuz not necessarily looking but making sure we're continuing to move back and forth and everybody has freedom of navigation through that route. >> you mentioned how much oil and liquified natural gas and fuel, asia gets through the straight. some made the argument they should be the ones out here patrolling. how do you feel about that? >> we have the resources to do it. it is a global economy. it is not just about our navy. you heard this line saying we're a global force for good. it isn't just for the united states. it is for the world. adam: amazing to see the aircraft taking off and landing
FOX Business
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
based on the north american free trade agreement that promoted much greater commerce between mexico, the united states, and also canada. >> do you feel we are on pace to have enough open trade in this country, and then there are people on both sides of the aisle to get very touchy about trade with china. >> i think sometimes they get a pretty bum rap. we have trade agreements with colombia and south korea and with panama. that was a very important development. colombia, a country that is just really coming through a very difficult internal war, they need that kind of trade. and they are a real model country in terms of economic development. china, we have some issues at the moment. we have some issues with russia. but in the long run, yes, i believe that further liberalize trade with the rest of the world by protecting our intellectual property and those kinds of things, we have to pursue that. liz: ambassador john negroponte. ambassador to the philippines as well. thank you very much for joining us. a perfect segue. coming up in the next hour, we have the former president of colomb
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT
commerce over conflict and if we promote that around the world, the world will be a better place. we have to be there for that to happen. i would not runaway from the money and say we will punish you but we will condition it. if you do not do what we ask, we will take the money away. it is in our best interests. >>chris: congressman rogers thank you for bringing us up to date on the investigation and the situation in the middle east. thank you, congressman. >> now what happens to the middle east policy of the president? that is ahead. to the conversatie come right back. ♪ why not take a day to explore your own backyard? with two times the points on travel, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. ♪ [ sighs ] [ bird chirps ] [ bird squawks ] ♪ [ bird screeching ] ♪ [ elevator bell dings ] [ sighs ] how mad is she? she kicked me out. but took the best stuff. i'll get the wrench. ♪ [ male announcer ] kohler's tresham collection. life. with a twist. ♪ >>> i have come here to cairo to seek a new beginning between >> we need to se
FOX
Sep 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
out economy and our commerce our military might and our democracy and took the lives of citizens from more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today, people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events of 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spend time in quiet reflection and prayer. and all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember 184 lives lost at the pentagon more than 2,700 killed in lower plant, and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims, families, remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation -- the entire nation joins us in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we are honored by your presence and just as your loved ones are heroes forever, so are all of you. today, we also recognize and remember other heroes, those first responders w
CNN
Sep 17, 2012 1:00pm PDT
angeles where romney spoke to the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce. jim, today it looks like romney is reaching out to latino voters. >> reporter: that's right, joe. he's doing just that. but he's also according to his campaign unveiling some of the details of his economic plan. just as voters are starting to pay attention to this election. but there are new distractions out there. namely a campaign blame game that does not go over well 50 days before an election. after a week of gop handwringing over his response to violence in the middle east, mitt romney is rebooting his message, returning to the issue that has driven his campaign from the beginning. the economy. >> it's time for a president who's committed to cutting spending and balancing the budget. and i know how to do that. we balanced the bajt budget in my company and in the olympics. >> reporter: in a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce, he offered remedies to the deficit he rarely talks about. the retooled approach is backed up with plain language in new ads. >> got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the defi
CSPAN
Sep 18, 2012 1:00am EDT
chamber of commerce. >> thank you so much for that warm introduction. and congratulations to christina as well. thank you. good to be here. i have a son here. hi, guys. it is an honor to be your guest and speak to you as we begin national hispanic heritage month. i am pleased to represent the party of governor susana martinez and marco rubio and ted cruz. these leaders are republicans for the same reasons as millions of other hispanics. they see ours is the party of opportunity, the party that will restore america's prosperity. at our convention, governor martinez described that experience that is so familiar. at the beginning of her career she was a democrat, and she got an invitation to go to lunch with a couple of republicans. the words "democrat" and "republican" did not come up. they talked about issues, such as how to keep welfare from becoming a burden to work. she said, "i'll be darned, we are republicans." i like to hear stories like that. i am convinced the republican party is the right home of hispanic americans, but my speech today is not about my party. it is about the cou
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
to the commerce clause, individual mandate. we began the litigation and motions were filed by the government. and in oklahoma, when the case was taken up by the supreme court. as of the decision in june, i filed a motion to lift the stay in oklahoma, the eastern district, asking judge white to consider an amendment. as you know, the original challenge was about constitutionality of the cadets. this is about implementation. this addresses the concerns about the irs a world that was adopted may 18 specifically, and the affordable care act's the implementation, if you will, of the employer mandate, the penalty under the law dealing with large employers. it is about that role an inconsistency with the language, the statute, and seeking to hold the pro-government accountable as it relates to implementing that particular portion of the law. host: what about that part of the law? is it unconstitutional or illegal? guest: the specifics include cross that under the aca, a state does not adopt a state health care exchange, then the subsidies, the tax credit, did not issue to the state and consequently
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
county chamber of commerce. i am david gregory. moderator of me to the press and today's debate. i want to begin by covering the rules of today's event. the event will last one hour and again with two opening statements from each candidate. we will pose questions directly to the candidate. the questions were determined by the panelists. i am not been received by the candidate or reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute and 30 seconds to respond. and the candidate answering first will have an additional one minute rebuttal. i would like to reserve the right to follow up with some questions as i see it as the moderator. we will conclude with a two minute closing statement from each candidate. there's a timekeeper in the front row. i want to welcome our panelists. julie, she has been covering virginia politics for 20 years. ben, covers the conditions for the "washington post." he joins us in 2008 as a congressional blogger. and we have the anger of news 4 today. let us begin the debate by introducing the candidates and during their opening statements. the order
MSNBC
Sep 18, 2012 3:00am PDT
. and on the big issue, the commerce clause, he kept it as narrow as he could under the circumstances. >> right. most of us and certainly the argument going into the case was all about whether the commerce clause of article one gave congress the right to pass this. >> can you compel people to engage in commerce? >> correct. and roberts said no. which was a tremendous conservative victory. but then he turned the corner and he said, well, congress also has the power to tax and this was a legitimate tax under that part of the power. >> this move obviously a brilliant political move on the court. is roberts as good as anybody you've seen over the past let's say quarter century, 30, 40 years politically in working of the court? >> better. >> better than anybody. >> he's brilliant. >> and a better writer. you know, i think the best writer in the history of the supreme court was robert jackson, who served in the '40s and '50s, fascinating, brilliant guy. john roberts is an elegant, beautiful stylist, which is the exception rather than the trial supreme court. he's remarkable man. >> so john roberts pr
CSPAN
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
chamber of commerce in los angeles. tomorrow he is in new york city. wednesday he travels to florida. you can follow the road to the white house on the c-span networks. this group is organized by the hart research associates. responding to what the undecided have to say. that is at 8:30 eastern, here on c-span. again, mitt romney speaking live to supporters in los angeles. that starts at 3:15 eastern. we will have it for you here on c-span. until then, a look at school nutrition programs in u.s.. host: every monday on "washington journal," we take a look at your money. taxpayer dollars and what programs they're going towards. today, looking at the federal school lunch program. our guest is jessica donze black, the kid's safe and healthy food director project for pew health and group. the national school lunch program in 2011 cost $11 billion. at lunch is served, 32 million per day. what is the school lunch program? guest: it is a federally funded program that makes lunches available to students all of the country on a daily basis. and actually started in the 1940's so it's been around a v
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, if you're not aware of what their authorities are, they're responsible for protecting us and our e-commerce and all things that go along with e-commerce and so if your company, if linkedin, yahoo!, pick the breach, had a data policy that they were this protecting these things and most of these fall under the laws of the states currently of the data breach acts of 47 of the u.s. states and territories, then they have to protect it. and so the ftc recently prosecuted windham hotels for the breach that they had for losing your credit cards and your identitis. google just settled a lawsuit with the ftc, and many others. so ftc is coming and starting to use their authorities to protect e-commerce and us and our privacy, our data and, that, so that lever exists. if they, i think you're going to start to see industry change the way that they're going about handling our data in the future. >> do you think there's a place for private right of action, i mean, or ftc enough? >> there are class-action suits. the most recent breach, i think e harm any, there is a -- eharmony, there is class-action suit
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2012 12:45pm EDT
in 1783. once the cities get to be a certain density and there's enough commerce and population, then in the early part of the 19th century they get going and they really take off in 1830s. >> so that's when it's fair to say for the first time that journalism is a business? >> yes. it's clear by then. yeah. >> you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org.
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2012 9:30pm EDT
of american strength -- our economy and our commerce, our military might and our democracy -- and took the lives of citizens for more than -- from more than 90 countries. it was the worst terrorist attack on america in our history. today people gather across the united states, around the world to remember the tragic events on 9/11. some take part in ceremonies like this. others spent time in quiet reflection and prayer. all of us take a moment to remember again where we were at that fateful moment. here together as one family, we pause to honor and to pray and to remember the 184 lives lost at the pentagon. more than 2700 killed in lower manhattan. and the 40 who perished in that field in pennsylvania on flight 93. these victims families remember those who were lost as mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. the family members here today know that the entire nation joins you in mourning the loss of your loved ones. we're honored by your presence and just as your loved ones are heroes for ever, so are all of you. today we also recognize and remember other heroes,
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
states really we prefer commerce over conflict and if we can continue to promote that around the world the world is going to be a better place. we have to be there for that to happen. i wouldn't run away from the money right away and say we are going to punish you immediately but we are going to condition it and if you don't do what you we ask you to do we will take the money aweigh. it is in our best interest to do it. >> chris: thank you so much for bringing us up to date on the investigation of the deadly attack in libya and the whole rest of the situation in the middle east. thank you. >> thanks, chris, appreciate it. >> chris: coming up what happens now to the president's middle east policy. we will bring our sunday group into the conversation, when we come right back. >>> i have come here to cairo to seek a new beginning between the united states and muslims around the world. one based on mutual interest and mutual respect. and one based upon the truth that america and islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. >> chris: that was president obama in cairo three years
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the chamber of commerce awards, the engineering banquet awards and a lunar new year celebration. >> water issues were discussed at all of those. >> water issues were not discussed. they get good representation. >> meet director richard santos? he's not part of your district though? >> no. >> he's talking about a meeting with san jose city councilman pete constant. >> do you feel that you should have charged $300 to meet with them? >> it wasn't $300. >> $298.27. >> he stayed 30 minute t.cost taxpayers nearly 300 bucks. the thing is santos district doesn't include san jose. >> i think the board members work pretty hard. it's a challenging job. >> the water district ceo says it's important for directors to make a connection to the community by attending events because they are the ones who set policy. he also says everying the district does is transparent. >> i assume they are discussing district business and issues related to water. >> if the gist of the discussion is not at all about water issues, i would question why you would be in attendance. >> tonight at 11:00, we ask the directors ex
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
commons to keep them safe for the trade and commerce vital to lifting people from poverty. while the war is iraq is over, nearly 70,000 american troops will still remain in afghanistan at the end of the month. our goal should be to complete a successful transition to afghan security forces by the end of 2014. we should evaluate conditions on the solicit the best advice of our commanders. we can agree that they deserve a clear mission and resolute resources they need to complete that mission and they deserve a country that will provide for their needs when they come home. [ applause ] of course, the return of our troops cannot and must not be used as an excuse to hollow out our military through devastating defense budget cuts. it is true that our armed forces have been stretched to the brink, and that's all the more reason to repair and rebuild. we can always find places to end waste, but we can't cancel program after program. we cannot jeopardize critical missions and cut corners in the quality of the equipment and training we provide to our men and women in uniform. >> this is a speech
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
event, a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce in california. that was it. on tuesday, his two events were both fund-raisers. they were closed to the public and those were in the great swing state of utah, followed by the great swing state of texas. okay, this is not what it looks like to campaign for president. these are not swing states. republican senator lindsey graham told reporters of mitt romney today, "he's a great guy, he should win this election, but being in utah is necessary to raise money, but he doesn't have to be there, in my view." senator graham continued, "i think what romney needs to do is get into virginia and run for sheriff. this is not rocket science." real clear politics covered mr. romney's mysteriously light schedule yesterday. they quoted a well-connected republican fund-raiser saying, "there's not really a campaign here. he's getting ready for the debates and he's out fund-raising. you've got enough money." real clear politics also notes that in the 19 days following the conclusion of the republican convention, mr. romney spent only 9 of those 19 day
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